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FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 10:00am EDT
. >>> we get to the race for the white house. president obama and governor romney as you can imagine are prepping for their second presidential debate this tuesday. it comes on the heels of the vice presidential face-off and critics call joe biden's performance condescending and disrespectful. >> thank heavens we have sanction ins place. it's inspite of their opposition. they've given 20 waivers to the sanction and all i have to point to or the results. two occasions we advocated for constituents applying for grants. >> i love that. i love that. >> look, this is a plan. by the way, that $6,400 number was -- its totally inaccurate. this plan a bipartisan. the $5 trillion plan has been discredit by six studies and their own deputy campaign manager indicated it wasn't correct. i know you're unduress to make up for lost ground but people will be better served if we don't keep interrupting. >> how much impact will it happen on the next critical showdown, the presidential debate. >> good morning. >> the first question i have is obviously the prep must be intense for both of the candidates. wha
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
, we didn't go after governor romney as much and so you have got to turn up the heat. >>> and breaking a record, new orleans saints quarterback drew brees passes a major milestone and enters the record books. monday, october 8th and "starting point" begins right now. >>> good morning. welcome, everybody. happy columbus day. kind of feels like new year's day across the country. our starting point this morning is the bone-chilling temperatures. a cold snap is gripping roughly two-thirds of the country. dozens of cities saw record lows over the weekend. the midwest in an early deep freeze including in sioux city, iowa, where they're bottoming out at 15 degrees. alexandria steele is live in the extreme weather center. good morning. >> good morning to you, soledad. it certainly is cold around the country. all right, yesterday alone, 170 record low high temperatures, meaning the afternoons were well below average. st. louis only 51, should have been 68. places that should have been in the 60s were well below average. so freeze threat today. you can see kind of how widespread it is f
FOX
Oct 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
into the election. at the end of the day, we do hope that governor romney comes out with a win. >> the only person morectp exci than tara is myself and every other member of the media. i think we were worried that people were reading stories, what else would you read other than obama is increased by several points. so who knows if it will stay this tight down to the wire, but everyone is a little more excited than they were a couple weeks ago. >> and this is the nature of campaigns. i hope this isfá what people wa, you know, the back and forth, to hear both sides, and for it to really be a race if you will. >> both camps haveoosaid it's a close election all along. >> maybe the reason it's tighter is the presidential debate. president obama's performance in that debate caused many to say >> well, i think even michelle obama told him that night, it's not like hebcp>h$it it out of t park, right? i frankly thought he was exhausted. i'm not saying that to be funny or dismiss it. one of my girlfriends said i can't imagine having a job where you're notfá allowed to look psh or tired
FOX Business
Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
becoming a big deal this week in the first presidential debate when governor romney said this -- >> what would i cut from spending? obamacare is on the list. i use that term with all respect. i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs and other things. i love pbs and big bird, and i actually like you, too. lou: president obama not able to resist since then referring to big bird yesterday and today, and here's what he said. >> for all of you moms and kids out there, don't worry, somebody's finally getting tough on big bird. [cheers and applause] rounding him up. elmo's got to watch out too. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild, but he's bringing the hammer down on "sesame street," it makes sense. lou: the president was trying to make a joke, but, mr. president, wait a minute. turns out big bird is deserving of considerable public attention. upon further investigation, it appears the last thing the president should be doing is to minimize what's happening to the taxpayer money because of big bird, all his friends like elmo and jim lehrer. the president should be paying attention to
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm PDT
handled the issues. on iraq, the president said he would end the war. governor romney said that was a mistake. that he ended it. governor romney said that was a tragic mistake. said we should have left 20,000 troops there. with regard to afghanistan, he said he will end the war in 2014. governor romney said we should not set a date. with regard to 2014, he said it depends. when it came to osama bin laden, the president, the first day in office, i was sitting with him in the oval office. he called in the cia and signed an order saying my highest priority is to get bin laden. prior to the election, prior to him being sworn in, governor romney asked how he would proceed. he said i wouldn't move heaven and earth to get bin laden. he didn't understand it was more than about taking a murderer off the battlefield. it was about restoring america's heart and letting terrorists around the world know if you do harm to america, we will track you to the gates of hell if need be. lastly, the president of the united states s led with a steady hand and clear vision. governor romney, the opposite. the
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 9:00pm PDT
so much. >> judge jeanine: thank you. and coming up, will governor romney's big debate win affect the race? and later, ben stein ob the libya attacks and the 2012 libya attacks and the 2012 election. go! here it comes! right in the numbers. boom! get it! spin! oh nice hands! now this is my favorite play! oh! [ male announcer ] share what you love, with who you love. kellogg's frosted flakes. they're grrreat! >>> i am going to say something controversial here. obama arrived in denver at 2:00 p.m. today just a few hours before the debates started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet. >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust. >> that is interesting. >> i don't know. >> judge jeanine: who is the person who is saying that is interesting? that is crazy! all right, the next presidential debate it ten days away. will governor romney keep his momentum going or will president obama do better this time at a lower altitude? indiana congressman dan burton and texas congress woman sheila jackson-lee join us. how are you this evening? >> fine, thank you. >>
WETA
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
you both for being with us. peter feaver, to you first. we heard governor romney today criticize the president broadly for not rejecting strongly enough america's influence in the world. yet when it came to specifics, we didn't hear many details. so let me just ask you about a couple of different places in the world. what about when it comes to iran. what exactly governor romney be doing differently right now? >> well, this is the criticism that the obama campaign has leveled at the romney campaign for not being detailed and specific enough. when it comes to iran, the president hasn't laid out a red line that he said clearly he would enforce. when asked to be precise about what it means for iran not to possess a nuclear weapon, the articulation of the red line, he's been vague and says he doesn't want to parse it further. i think there's a certain element of ambiguity about where you would draw the line precisely so as to avoid being trapped by it. but the other point to make is that president obama has had several years. during those years the options that he took or the choices tha
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
the audience forget who his real target was. >> governor romney said -- >> governor romney was asked -- >> governor romney says -- >> governor romney -- >> in the course of the debate, biden mentioned the president by name 22 times and ryan only 14 times. look at this exchange. >> he said -- >> you did ask for stimulus money? >> sure, he did. >> we applied for constituents applying for grants. >> i love this. this is such a bad program that he writes me a program saying the reason we need stimulus, it will create growth and jobs. his words. >> though largely avoided being drawn into debates about the record, his views and records are different from romney and you could see he had difficulty squaring their policies on social security. ryan voted for a privatization bill in the past and there was this exchange on the abortion. >> he's argued that in the case of rape or incest it was still -- it would be a crime to engage in having an abortion. >> if you believe that life begins at conception, that doesn't change the definition of life. that's a principle. the policy of a romney adminis
PBS
Oct 6, 2012 12:30pm PDT
hardest talk. >>> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of 2 trillion for our military. and essaying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes and deductions. the problem is that he has been asked over 100 times how you would close those deductions and loopholes, and he hasn't been able to identify them. >> i'm not look for a $5 trillion a tax cut. what i have said is i won't put in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. it's been crushing. >> question. why did president obama seem thrown off balance? did he underestimate governor romney, pat buchanan? >> he certainly d. governor romney performed better on substance than any candidate in any presidential debate in history. reagan would have beaten him in style in 1980 but on substance i've never seen anybody better prepared than governor romney. he was on of fence. the real question, why did barack obama, the president, do so
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT
review was told, quote, governor romney would, of course, support legislation aimed at providing greater protections for life. this is the second time this year the campaign corrected their candidate on abortion. back in august, romney said abortion should be legal in several situations, including when the health of the mother is in danger. >> now, i'm in favor of abortion being legal in the case of rape and incest and the health and life of the mother. >> but then his campaign walked it back, saying, quote, he doesn't support an exception to protect the health of a pregnant woman. in all this that we're seeing, is it making your head spin? well, it should. because all year mitt romney has been clearly, severely anti-choice. >> do i believe the supreme court should overturn roe v. wade? >> now romney is contradicting that because with weeks to go he badly needs the women vote. he's down 22 points in ohio, a must-win state for him. so romney decided he must run from his party's extreme view on abortion and there's so much to run from. gop legislatures enacted 92 restrictions last year. in
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. oscar is hide out in his trash can. we're cracking down on them. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> one thing that president obama can't run on is his record, and so big bird, i guess, is a fun thing to talk about. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. president obama and mitt romney are heading back to ohio today in a very different situation than the last time they campaigned in the battleground state. the new pew poll know shows governor romney ahead among likely voters. it's the latest dose of reality for the obama camp in a race that is evolving with only weeks left until election day. joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor o of postpolitics.com and mark halperin for "time" and msnbc. joining us from chicago. chris cizilla, first of all to you, the new polls certainly have given a great burst of energy to mitt romney's campaign. >> no question. i would say and we said this when there was polling that had president obama up eight, nin
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
new poll shows governor romney in the lead among likely voters. this after the first presidential debate. what it means just four weeks out from election day. >>> plus day five in the search for a little girl who vanished on her way to school. where fbi agents and police are focusing their investigation. >>> and a deadly meningitis outbreak spreading. why health officials believe thousands of people could be at risk. what you need to know, all "happening now." jon: and a good tuesday morning to you. that means election day is four weeks from today. can you believe that? a big surge for governor romney in the race for the white house to tell you about. i'm jon scott. jenna: hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. we're getting a look at more brand new polling which shows mr. romney's strong debate performance last week may be resonating with voters. take a look at this. this is thepew poll of likely voters. governor romney now holding a four-point lead over the president. the governor trailed the president by eight points in the previous poll. and among likely women voters governor romney ha
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
president said he would end the war in iraq. governor romney said that was a mistake. we should have left 30,000 troops there. with regard to afghanistan, he said he will end the war in 2014. governor romney said we should not sell a date. number one. number two, with regard to 2014, he said it depends. when it came to osama bin laden, the president, the first day in office, i was sitting with him in the oval office. he called in the cia and signed an order saying my highest priority is to get bin laden. prior to the election, prior to him being sworn in, governor romney asked how he would proceed. he said i wouldn't move heaven and earth to get bin laden. he didn't understand it was more about taking a murderer off the battlefield, but restoring america's heart and letting terrorists around the world know if you do harm to america, we will track you to the gates of hell if need be. lastly, the president of the united states has led with a steady hand and clear vision. governor romney, the opposite. the last thing we need now is another war. >> congressman ryan? >> we mourn the loss
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
. governor romney recently suggested if we went off the fiscal cliff and have the spending cuts in defense, that it would kill jobs in virginia. >> but that's where you need leadership from the top. and successful governors do two things well. they provide leadership and they propose bold initiatives to their legislatures and they also have a strategy or a blueprint for economic growth in their state for the future. those are the successful governors. we need the same type of leadership in the white house. >> no president has had reorganization authority since ronald reagan lost in the 1980's, when it expired. i think there needs to come back. i would put back some type of entitlement authority that was lost after the nixon era. the subcommittees in congress are not very good managers of certain things. so there has to be a combination. you cannot leave the size and structure of the government we have in place. this government functions on a 19th century organization model despite the availability of 21st century technology. everybody is automating everything and it's very slow. yo
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm EDT
versus the anointed one. >> hope is not a strategy. >> sean: governor mitt romney's impressive performance last week will go down as the most decisive victory in history and americans must agree, because according to a brand-new gallup poll by a record-breaking 52-point margin, 72% of voters think romney did a much better job than president barack obama. anointed one stumbling and bumbling in denver is costing him in the polls, nationally and in battleground states. the latest gallup survey, the governor is now tied with the president among registered voters, a five-point swing in romney's favor in the days immediately following the debate. by the way, it's a seven-day rolling average, and three more days after the debate have yet to be counted. according to the newly-released pew research center poll, romney leads among likely voters -- get this -- 49% to 45%. according to the brand-new george washington politico poll, voter enthusiasm has shifted dramatically in romney's in favor. on top of that, the polls show romney is leading among independent voters by a staggering 16%. a
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am EDT
, the first taken since the big debate. in the must-win state of florida. governor romney now leads 49, 47, however that's a dead heat when the factor in the march i didn't know of error. in the vital state of ohio mitt romney has surged 49% to mr. romney's 50. a virtual dead heat there as well. a few days ago had the president up big in ohio. in crucial virginia romney leads 49, 48, another tie in the margin of error. with the country still talking about mitt romney's victory the democratic party has decided to go into full attack mode. the strategy seems to be very simple. call mitt romney a liar. >> plenty of people have pointed out what a liar mitt romney is and was last night. i mean if he was talking -- if he was speaking last night, he was lying. >> look, mitt romney had a good night but, you know, even, you know, a blind squirrel gets a nut every now and then. one good night is not going to erase a year of mitt romney's extreme positions. >> bill: that was pretty vicious, was it not? does the dnc really believe that kind of rhetoric will help the president? does it believe inde
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 1:00am PDT
that democratic party, not talk show or cable host the party to brand governor romney a liar and think that will get votes for president obama is a big mistake. both president obama and governor romney should warn their campaigns to stop the slander. there are enough legitimate issues to be debated. the truth is the president could not defend his economic record on wednesday night. and that's why governor romney won the debate. lying had nothing to do with it that's the memo. now for the top story tonight. reaction, joining us from boston, democratic consultant marianne marsh and from washington kirsten powers. surprised the democratic party is getting so hysterical, kristen, are you. >> i wouldn't call it hysterical but i'm shocked to say that i agree with your talking points for once. i think that it is not right for the democratic party to go out calling him a liar. it's one thick for a talk show host to say things like that. but when a campaign or an official party apparatus starts using the word liar, i think a lot of people are going to feel that they're being kind of nasty. >> b
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
when he takes on governor romney again at tuesday night's town hall debate in hempstead, new york. >>> there are new questions today about what the obama administration knew about the terror attack in benghazi compared to what it then told the american people. state department officials grilled by lawmakers on the response to the deadly attack on september 11th that claimed the lives of four americans. ambassador chris stevens, two navy seals there to protect him and a state department staffer. catherine herridge is live in washington. catherine, tell us more what he learned yesterday. >> reporter: thank you, allison and good morning. lawmakers are questioning whether the president's political agenda drove to security situation on the ground that led to the death of four americans. i would note the seals were not there to protect the ambassador. they were there to on a separate mission. as fox reported there was no demonstration at the consulate in benghazi fanned youtube video was not the reason for. that point was made abundantly clear at hearing. >> there were no protest. state
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
vice-president biden is to drive a wedge in between paul ryan and governor romney, to get in between the policy positions so that, essentially, they're setting up vice-president biden would be setting up his boss before the next debate. in other words, to put governor romney back on his heels before that town hall debate in new york. >> one of the dynamics we will be watching is the considerable age difference, between the two men, about 30 years. we talked about how when vice-president biden had already gotten married and graduated from college and finished law school, that's when paul ryan was born. so we will see how age and the difference plays in this debate tonight, as we watch things about to get underway, here in danville. >> reporter: good evening and welcome to the first and only vice-presidential debate of 2012. sponsored by the commission on presidential debates. i'm martha raddatz of abc news. i am honored to moderate this debate between two men who have dedicated much of their lives to public service. tonight's debate is divided between domestic and foreign policy issue
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. the first, governor mitt romney is set to speak at a campaign rally near orlando, minutes from now. and you are now looking at live pictures from the rally, amphitheater and meanwhile, earlier in the day, his wife, ann was greeted with kind words, by supporters at an orlando campaign office. >> i really believe, that your husband is going to be, i think that he will have as much impact as ronald reagan, if not more. >> he'll do better than ronald reagan. >> i felt that for a long time, so... >> arthel: carl cameron is live in apopka, florida where the governor is set to take the stage, fund-raising news from both campaigns, carl? >> reporter: that's right, may be a while before we see governor romney, it is lightning country in florida and the campaign's arrival is delayed because of fear that it might be a threatening storm. a big crowd here and big money raised by mitt romney since the debate. his debate performance clearly caught the attention of both republicans, who were worried about the trajectory of his campaign and new voters and the campaign is reporting since the debate
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, in the primaries, governor romney took a hard line against abortion except in cases of rape, incest or the health of the mother. but today, he said this in the "des moines register" newspaper: then, governor romney followed that with this today: >> i think i've said time and again i'm a pro-life candidate, i'll be a pro-life president. the actions i'll take immediately are to remove funding for planned parenthood. >> pelley: so, john, i wonder, can you help us untangle all of this? >> reporter: well, this is a very tricky issue for governor romney, who's about to arrive here in western ohio. he's had a number of positions on abortion. in these comments, when he was running for governor in the 1990s, he said he would protect abortion rights, but now he has the opposite view. when people heard these comments to the "des moines register," they thought he was moderating his position. but if you looked at them closely, it didn't contradict anything he said in this campaign, and, indeed, his subsequent remarks back that up. but governor romney has been moderating his position or emphasizi
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
governor romney's side. the shifting performance, the terrific performance in the first presidential debate. we have the details ahead. the polls show that the race if the white house is getting a little tighter in several swing states. one swing state is of great importance and it has not changed. we will break down the new numbers. a month after the attack in libya that killed four americans, including our u.s. ambassador, a masked gunman was murdered, has murdered a security official who worked for the u.s. embassy in yemen. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >> first from fox at 3:00 in kentucky, we are live waiting for the debate. it and high 60's, the fall leaves are out and the drive from here to lexington, it is the "thrill in the villa," they made that up. our slogan people are better, a showdown between the current v.p. and the man would would like to take his job, congressman paul ryan. the stakes are higher than usual coming after the poll that show an increasingly close race much vice president biden is clearly a seasoned debater, doing it since h
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 8:00am PDT
, working on debate prep with governor romney. good morning, senator portman. >> good morning, jake. how are you? >> i'm well. thank you. as we said in the open, you're playing president obama in the debate prep. here's governor romney talking about the role you play. >> he's playing barack obama in these mock debates we have. i don't like him very much anymore. he keeps beating me up. i keep going away shaking my head. this guy's really something. you're lucky to have a guy so bright and capable. >> and this morning, washington post reporter dan balls called you the romney campaign's most valuable player for your roles as ohio point man and obama stand in. i assume you're thinking president obama will have more pep in his step on tuesday. how do you prepare? >> i think you're right. i think president obama is going to come out swinging. he'll have to compensate for a poor first debate. they've run a highly negative ad campaign. they've spent hundreds of millions around the country, including a lot in ohio, mischaracterizing governor romney's positions and misrepresenting him. i think yo
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. president -- >> i'm sorry. yeah? what's up? >> governor romney just said he killed osama bin laden. would you care to respond? >> no. you two go ahead. >> will joe biden have to prove he's tougher? >> we think he'll come at me like a can bonn ball. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell. mitt romney is trying to turn the momentum from his debate performance into a political tidal wave. stinging to swing state spots including today's foreign policy speech containing attacks on the president's record. during the daily fix, chris. this was mitt romney going after president obama saying he's leading from behind. i just got off a conference call the obama team put on with madeleine albright. he barely mentioned china and his mention of russia they say russia is not the greatest foreign policy challenge. when it comes to the middle east he senses vulnerability in the wake of benghazi. >> i think it's an attempt for romney to push the reset button. they put out a statement, a political statement before we knew about the death of ambassador chris stef ens that they could have handled it better b
FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
president obama in virginia on the right governor romney, and preparing for the next showdown less than 48 hours from now and we already have seen one debate significantly alter the race for the white house, putting governor romney either neck and neck or out in some polls and in minutes more could be at stake when they meet again. also tonight, new pressure on the white house to provide answers about the terror attack on our u.s. consulate in libya. >> either they're misleading american people or presently incompetent. >> i think it's turning into a-- we can do better, we can. >> harris: accusations piling on over what went wrong on the murder of americans in libya. the obama administration, after sending conflicting message and fox report, how the truth is leading now to more questions than answers. also, standing on the edge of space. before attempting a record breaking jump back to earth. there's so much that can go wrong. i'm harris falkner, we begin with the back and forth getting pretty heated on this sunday. about what the white house knew and when, after four americans were murder
Current
Oct 11, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. governor romney said that was a tragic mistake. we should have left 30,000 troops there. with regard to afghanistan, he said he will end the war in 2014. governor romney said we should not set a date number one, and number two with regard to 2014 it depends. when it came to osama bin laden, the president, the first day in office, i was sitting with him, he called in the cia, and signed an order, saying my highest priority is to get bin laden. prior to the election and him being sworn in governor romney was asked the ge about how he would proceed, and he said i wouldn't move heaven and earth to get bin laden. he didn't understand it was about restoring america's heart and letting terrorists around the world know if you do harm to america we will track you to the gates of hell if need be. and the president has lead with a steady hand and clear vision. governor romney the opposite. the last thing we need now is another war. >> congressman ryan. >> ryan: we mourn the loss of these four americans who were murdered. when you take a look at what has happened just in the last few weeks. they se
FOX Business
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
department by security personnel lou: campaigning in a rally in richmond today governor romney seized on the vice president's remarks promising that a room the ryan administration would do better. >> we need to understand exactly what happened. we have our rights and that is what's going on. lou: taking all of this up with former ambassador john bolton who says, his comments are an admission of incompetence and the obama administration, either state or the white house. also, the head of the largest tire share business in the world tells employees there will be fewer jobs and less subsidy if president obama is reelected. and what is behind the biden of la. psychoanalyzing this marks, flintridge, and behavior of the evening. or first guest says biden's blunder is an admission of incompetence and says it is a risky move leaving secretary of state hillary clinton out on the lam. joining us to a former u.s. ambassador to the united nations, fox is contributor john bolton. ambassador, let's go first to the idea that when jay carney was ying to create some buffer, someomfort cause som zone b
FOX Business
Oct 13, 2012 8:00pm EDT
absolutely dominated by governor romney. what happens now? now you have a controversy over the way in which vice-president biden conducted himself with his condescension and aggressiveness . what is their left for the president? >> about the only long standing impact of the debate is democrats, some of whom were fired because biden shows -- shows li and aggressiveness. the president, by comparison, was asleep and almost sleepwalking. in bottom-line, what is left for the president, he has to wake up, be assertive, but not to what biden did and also protect himself on your first topic, libya. this is a huge, huge political and sustain the problem for the white house and the presint's reelection. lo as i said at the outset of the broadcast, it is the one issue that he stepped right into with his answer saying that neither he nor the president knew there had been a request for security, even though it was coming two days after the public testimony of the security officialarrested department officials who put tht testimony before congress and the american people. so he didn't know. >> see also b
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 11:35pm EDT
the who is and said look, we didn't go after governor romney as much and so you have got to turn up the heat. >> i think both men will be very prepared. >> biden says he's ready. >> all debates are tough. but i'm looking forward to it. i really am. >> foreign and domestic policy issues will be in play thursday night. it's the only vice-presidential debate before the november 6 election. i'm christina mugler reporting. >> this thursday's vice-presidential debate may actually end up being the most watched v.p. showdown to date. >> that's due in large part to presidential debate that still has many people talking and we're joined by political deputy white house edward isaac dovar. thank you for being with us. how damaging was president obama's performance during the debate on wednesday is this >> a lot of people have been very concerned about it on the democratic side. and very excited about it on the republican side. because it really did change the tone of where things were for the past few weeks. the president was moving up in just about every estimation. and he had a real lackluste
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT
does back to libya. thank you, sir. >> governor romney is sending a second day in must-win ohio and new word that the strategy may be starting to work in that state. we will have the latest polling numbers. this is "studio b." i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, serious debate was governor romney. the president, not just disappointed the people who were waiting for him to come prepared. i found it to beay offensive. i think a lot of people did. >> shannon: the american folks will have the chance to see the v.d. p. debate and two more with the head-to-head match up. >> shannon: fair and balanced. let's check in with congressman debbie wasserman-schultz. i am sure there is a lot you would like to respond to. let's start with the contention that and you other democrats know it's a lie to say that mitt romney is proposing a $5 trillion tax cut, qeet you want to keep that narrative going. >> if you look at independent fact checkers, that looked at mitt romney's claim that he didn't have a $5 trillion tax cut proposal, skewed toward the wealthy to require mitts-class tax increases, polito facts, new york times, independent fact checkers and economists have said that mitt romney has embraced for 18 months, until wednesday night, that he has a $5 trillion tax cut plan, skewed toward the wealthy and he has no details in terms of deductions or
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm PDT
ohio. the president arrived there late today, and he went right after governor romney. >> i am not going to have us go back to another round of top-down economics, but that's what my opponent is offering. the centerpiece of governor romney's economic plan is a new $5 trillion tax cuts that favors the wealthiest americans, but most of the economists who have crunched the numbers said that paying for governor romney's tax plan -- one or the other. pick your poison. last week when we were on stage together. governor romney just pretended it didn't exist. what $5 trillion tax cut? i don't know anything about a $5 trillion tax cut. pay no attention for that tax cut under the carpet behind the curtain. >>> romney's pretending his tax cut plan doesn't exist, but the president won't let him get away with it. he also won't let him get away with hitting the middle class to protect his own tax rate. >> governor romney said it's fair he pays a lower tax rate than a teacher or autoworker who makes $50,000. he is wrong. i refuse to ask middle-class families to give up their deductions for owning
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 1:00pm PDT
: president obama and mitt romney gearing up their second debate. governor romney will look to keep his momentum going after a strong debated performance last week-week in denver. president obama meanwhile, has promised a more aggressive style in round two. welcome to a brand-new hour inside america's election headquarters. we have live team coverage of the candidates final sprint to election day. ed henry following the president in the state of virginia where he is hunk, down and chief political correspondent carl cameron with governor romney where he is holding two rallies. let's go to carl in lebanon? >> parts of ohio -- so much so -- big bird is part of the campaign talk. >> gregg: we do apologize for some of the audio break up in carl cameron's piece which he is fro lebanon, ohio right now. we'll get back to him in a moment. now to virginia where president obama will spend the next three days preparing for tuesday's rematch with his republican rivals. ed henry is live in williamsburg with more. >> president is at the resort. great family atmosphere. president will probably be coope
WHUT
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
. , with governor romney delivered a major foreign policy speech earlier today at the virginia military institute. he highlighted areas of contrast with president obama. >> we can't support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when our words are not backed up by deeds. when our defense spending is being arbitrarily and deeply cut. when we have no trade agenda to speak of and the perception of our strategy is not one of partnership but of passivity. the greater tragedy of it all is that we're missing an historic opportunity to win new friends who share our values in the middle east. >> rose: he also argued syrian rebels should be armed and addressed relations with israel. >> for the sake of peace we must make clear to iran through actions not just words that their nuclear pursuit will not be tolerated. i'll reaffirm our historic ties to israel and our abiding commitment to its security. the world must never see any daylight between our two nations. >> rose: the governor sought to capitalize on his debate performance. the next two debates will address global affairs. new
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 3:00pm EDT
jobs lies ahead. let's talk about taxes. next i'm going to let governor romney explain this for himself. >> well, i've made it pretty clear that my principles are, number one, simplify the code, number two, create incentives for large businesses and small businesses to grow, number 3, don't burden high income taxpayers, and number 4, reduce the burden of tax for middle income people. >> he can do that, we'll have a brand new tax plan. it's bold, but nobody has really done it since reagan. finally, let's look at the deficit. romney is planning to cut more funding than big bird and pbs. his plan is to reduce foreign aid, and one of the biggest cuts, prioritizing amtrak. you may not think that's a big deal, i use amtrak all the time. romney says privatizing it will save $1.2 billion. however he does it, his goal is to reduce government spending to 20% of gdp. gdp is the biggest measure of everything we produce in society, and he wants to that by the end of his first term. right now government spending is at 25% of gdp. let's shed more light on what romney's america would look like.
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
big bets with other people's money and governor romney wants to roll back the rules we put in place to stop that behavior? that's not going to happen. that is not going to happen. [applause] one of the main reasons record surpluses under bill clinton were turned into record deficits under george bush is because we put two wars and two tax cuts on a credit card. and now governor romney wants another $5 trillion in tax cuts that he can't pay for? not if i have anything to say about it. that's not going to happen. [applause] we are not going to let this country fall backward. not now. not with so much at stake. we've got to move forward. we need to invest in small business and manufacturers who create jobs here in the united states. we need to recruit 100,000 math and science teachers, train two million workers at community college, bring down the cost of college tuition. we need to -- [cheers and applause] we need to cut our oil imports in half. create thousands more jobs in clean energy. we need to use the savings from ending the wars in iraq and afghanistan to help pay down our defi
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 1:00am EDT
eastern time here on c-span. also on c-span radio. governor romney, joined by paul ryan, the vice presidential run -- nominee, a joint appearance at 5:40 eastern time, to a clock 44 those of you in the western coast. as the polls show, the rates -- the race has tightened. republican line, cathy. good morning. caller: i was also born at mercy hospital. my concern is about unemployment. i understand they are saying the rates have gone down. i was disappointed because from what i understand, the statistics for unemployment are based on the amount of unemployment checks that are issued and who are being traced, etc. how many people have had their unemployment run out. how the -- how are they being traced ask? i believe they are higher than what is being stated, the unemployment rates. i wish that came out tonight. i do not believe anyone is being traced in any way. they are left there to hang. >> nest is a viewer from greenbelt, maryland. democrat line. welcome to the conversation. caller: how are we doing today? >> fine, thank you. caller: my whole thing is biden put everything on th
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >> we can expect to hear a different story from governor romney today. one that will include terrorist attacks to benghazi. some call administration cover up of security lapses there. he will address what he believes is a general lapse in leadership islamic extremism to flourish and thrive as a regional and international threat. ainsley, heather, back to you. >>> a lot of conservatives, too, asking to get the foreign policy speech later today. speaking of the 2011 election see who is talking this morning. we are hearing from the campaign senior advisors. david axle rod and dave gillespie. in axle rod obama senior advisor slams romney calling his debate performance a poerformance. >> the president planned on having an honest discussion of where we go as a country and romney shows up to deliver a performance. he delivered a performance. it was completely unrooted in the positions he has taken before. he spent 90 minutes undoing two years of campaigning on the stage. >> are you saying governor romney lied or was dishonest? >> yes he was dishonest. when he said he didn't propose 5 million
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm PDT
presidential debates. >> it's about time governor romney takes some responsibility. >> pile up the dynamite and light the fuse. >> a fierce and loyal attack dog for president obama. >> make no mistake about that. >> the vice president is passionate. >> when you're passionate and you're right, you've got to talk. >> joe biden aets performance dominated the stage last night. >> now you're jack kennedy. >> as he went on offense against paul ryan. >> joe was definitely joe. >> it's about time they take some responsibility here. >> i'm not into man fights. >> mr. ryan said last night to governor romney was a car guy. well, if they had an elevator stack i guess he was. >> today the campaigning continues the post debate campaigning has already kicked into high gear. >> we're going to level the playing field. it's time to acknowledge what got us into this trouble in the first place. >> the vice president defends the status quo. >> that's a bunch of ma larky. the. >> paul ryan care about each and every american. >> stop caring about how you care about people. show me something. >> the table is now r
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
example of governor romney hiding pogs he's been campaigning on for a year and a half. >> is it a lie? >> governor romney has made very clear that if a bill comes to his desk that overturns roe versus wade, that he would be fully supportive of that. he said, i will appoint justices that will overturn roe versus wade and now four weeks before an election he is trying to cloud the question when it comes to women's rights to control their own health care decisions. >> the president then said why it matters that mitt romney is now running away from the mitt romney from the republican primaries. >> the one thing that i think people -- republicans as well as democrats can say -- is that there has been consistency with me from the time that i started running for president to today. and there will be consist extent see all the way through the next four years of my presidency. people will know where i stand, what i believe, what i'm fighting for. and that's part of leadership. >> mitt romney's attempted softening on abortion yesterday forced mitt romney to today reassure republicans that he wa
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
gibbs conceded the president could have done better and also took aim at governor romney. >> it's not rocket science to believe that the president was disappointed in the expectations that he has for himself. but, look, i think part of that was because as i said earlier, we met a new mitt romney. speaker gingrich was pretty eloquent in running during the primaries in saying that mitt romney will say absolutely anything to get elected. >> former speaker and republican candidate newt gingrich said this morning that president obama has no excuse. >> the president of the united states had 90 minutes. now, if he had done his homework and actually prepared and actually studied romney, why didn't he say it? i mean why didn't he take romney head-on? the job of the president is supposed to be competent and be able to stand up for what he believes in and to be able to articulate what's wrong. mitt romney walked over him. >>> right now, president obama is on his way to los angeles for two days of fundraising in california. tonight he'll appear at a star-studded fundraising rally in los angeles w
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